Thurby at the 2019 Kentucky Derby

May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019

11:00 To 18:30

700 Central Avenue, Louisville, KY 40208, United States

Event Description

Presented by Old Forester

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate the trifecta of Kentucky pride at Thurby, and enjoy the things that Kentucky is famous for – great horse racing, bourbon, and music! Join us as we celebrate Louisville native Hunter S. Thompson- a Louisville born journalist and author and the founder of the gonzo journalist movement.

Event Highlights Include:

  • Watch 11 thrilling races including: Unbridled Sidney & Opening Verse Overnight Stakes
  • Enter to WIN the Thurby Classic Sweepstakes for your chance to win a box for 6 to the 2019 Kentucky Derby and Oaks.*
  • Live Gonzo Artist: Grant Goodwine will be creating works in the Plaza
  • Hunter S. Thompson puppet by Squallis Puppeteers
  • Gonzo Photo Op: Capture you most Decadent & Depraved Thurby Experience
  • Sip the Official Thurby Cocktail: The Old Forester Old Fashioned
  • Additional Stage Entertainment to be announced

Tickets start at $22 for general admission access to the Paddock area, the Plaza, and the First Floor Grandstand.

For groups of 24+, please call group sales at 502-636-4450.

Event Information


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